Davis Polk & Wardwell LLP advised J.P. Morgan Securities Inc. and Morgan Stanley & Co. Incorporated as joint book-running managers of a Rule 144A offering by Verigy Ltd. of $138 million aggregate principal amount of 5.25% convertible senior notes due 2014.
Incorporated in Singapore, Verigy Ltd. provides advanced semiconductor test systems and solutions used by leading companies worldwide in design validation, characterization and high-volume manufacturing test.
The Davis Polk corporate team included partner Alan F. Denenberg, associates Jeffrey Gould, Vincent T. Cannon and Patrick Spencer and summer associate Thomas Haymore. Partner Michael Farber and associate M. Ryan LaRosa provided tax advice. Associate Vishnu Reddy provided intellectual property advice. Associate Catherine L. Martin provided ’40 Act advice. Michael Nguyen and Kimberly Kakade were the legal assistants on the transaction. All members of the Davis Polk team are based in the Menlo Park office, except Mr. Farber and Ms. Martin who are based in the New York office.